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Comparison of the Activities Satisfaction Factors between Volunteer Firefighters and General Volunteers: Focusing on a Resident of Sejong City (의용소방대원과 자원봉사자의 활동만족도에 미치는 영향요인 비교 연구: 세종특별자치시 거주 주민을 중심으로)

  • Lee, Wonjoo;Lee, Chang-Seop
    • Fire Science and Engineering
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    • v.31 no.2
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    • pp.89-100
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    • 2017
  • This study compared the activities satisfaction factors between volunteer firefighters and general volunteers in Sejong City. For this purpose, 112 volunteer firefighters and 227 general volunteers working in Sejong City were surveyed. In the questionnaire, the independent variable was the motivations, the interpersonal relationships, and the rewards and the dependent variable was the activities satisfaction. The reliability of the survey data in questionnaire design was analyzed by the SPSS 20.0 win program. The factor of the motivations, interpersonal relationships, and rewards had a significant positive influence on the activities satisfaction of volunteer firefighters and general volunteers (<0.05). The activities satisfaction of the volunteer firefighters was influenced in the order of the motivations, rewards, interpersonal relationships, and activities satisfaction of the general volunteers was influenced in order of the motivations, interpersonal relationships, and rewards.

A Study on Effect of Volunteer Experience on Career Maturity among Youths (청소년의 자원봉사활동 경험이 진로의식 성숙에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구)

  • Hong, Eun-Sook;Lee, Hwa-Sook
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.15 no.11
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    • pp.137-153
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    • 2015
  • In this study, volunteer experience(motive, durability, satisfaction, content) was set up as an independent variable, career maturity degree(determinacy, involvement, independence, tendency) was set up as a dependent variable, and the average difference and effect of the sub factors for each of them were reviewed. For this purpose, questionnaires were performed with 519 students at the middle schools and high schools in Busan. With 376 students having volunteer experiences among them, an analysis was done to find out the effect of volunteer experience on career maturity. The results of this study are as follows: First, whether having volunteer experience or not affected the career maturity among youths. That is the group with volunteer experience had higher level of interest, involvement and value in career and jobs than the group without them. Second, it showed that volunteer experience affected career maturity among youths. Specifically, career maturity was higher as their motive for volunteer activities was selfish, their satisfaction for volunteer activities was higher and they had more volunteer activities.

The study on voluntary satisfaction and voluntary activities of dental hygiene students (치위생과 학생의 자원봉사 만족도와 자원봉사활동에 관한 연구)

  • Park, Young-Nam;Lee, Hye-Jin;Oh, Han-Na
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.11 no.11
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    • pp.621-631
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    • 2013
  • This study aimed to investigate that what factors affect the volunteer activities of dental hygiene students and present a plan and problems with devising a program for activating their volunteer activities. A self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted in 265 dental hygiene students in Gwangju from November to December 2012, obtaining the following results: 51.3% of the respondents were freshmen; 74.3% had experience of volunteer activities; and 31.7% had the activities in the field of disabilities. 56.2% were motivated to participate in the activities by 'credit-earning and volunteer activity achievements'. Most of students participated in volunteer activities through clubs. Satisfaction with major-related volunteer activities was associated with higher support by others, higher job perception, higher job adequacy, and higher support by family. To increase satisfaction with major-related volunteer activities of students research is needed to develop systematic education for volunteers, subjects suitable for colleges, and an effective program in order to alter students' perception.

The effect of some properties of volunteer activities on self-esteem, self-efficacy, and resilience in Dental Hygiene students (일부 치위생학 전공 대학생의 봉사활동 특성이 자아존중감과 자기효능감 및 회복탄력성에 미치는 영향)

  • Kang, Hyun-Kyung
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.16 no.10
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    • pp.6688-6697
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    • 2015
  • This study aimed to investigate differences in self-esteem, self-efficacy, and resilience according to the general characteristics and properties of volunteer activity in Dental Hygiene students, and to investigate correlations and the factors affecting these. After explaining the aims of the study to participants and receiving their consent during January 2015, the participants were given a structured, self-report questionnaire, with 178 responses included in the final analysis. IBM SPSS Statistics (version 21.0) was used for statistical analysis, with a significance level of p<0.05. Some general characteristics and volunteer activity properties were found to affect self-efficacy, self-esteem, and resilience. Academic achievement and participation in volunteer activities improved self-efficacy, self-esteem, and resilience. In addition to the factors affecting academic achievement, volunteer participation, age, religious, etc. It is thought that the development of various programs that provide students with academic motivation and natural opportunities to participate in volunteer activities would be helpful, as would increasing group activities to encourage active participation.

The Importance and Performance of Hospice Volunteer's Activities Perceived by Hospice Volunteers (호스피스자원봉사자가 지각한 호스피스자원봉사자 활동의 중요도 및 수행도)

  • Jeon, Myung-Hwa;Lee, Byoung-Sook
    • The Korean Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care
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    • v.12 no.3
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    • pp.122-131
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    • 2009
  • This study was performed to identify the importance and performance of hospice volunteer's activities perceived by hospice volunteers. Methods: The subjects were 259 hospice volunteers from six hospitals in Daegu and Gyeongsangbukdo areas. A list of hospice volunteer's activities was developed by authors, based on literature, and interviews with the hospice volunteers were used to measure the perception on the importance and performance of their activities. Data were analyzed by using Descriptive statistics, t-test, One-way ANOVA with Scheffe test, and Pearson's product-moment correlation in SPSS Win 12.0. Results: The average of the importance of hospice volunteer's activities was 3.09 and the performance was 2.31, which was lower than the importance. There was a significant correlation between the importance and the performance (r=.487, P=.000). There were significant differences in total score of the importance, depending on religion, education, and period of hospice volunteer activity of subjects. There were significant differences in total score of the performance, depending on age, religion, and period of hospice volunteer activity of subjects. Conclusion: The importance of hospice volunteer's activities, perceived by hospice volunteers, was relatively high, however their performance didn't reach the level of the importance. Some characteristics of the volunteers influenced the perception of the importance and performance of the hospice volunteer's activities. The findings of this study are expected to provide useful information for the development of educational and management programs the hospice volunteers.

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A Study on the Diffusion of Talent Sharing Activities in the Local Government Dimension (지방정부 차원의 재능나눔 활동 확산에 관한 연구)

  • LEE, Choong-Ryul
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.28 no.2
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    • pp.473-488
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    • 2016
  • The purpose of this study is to present as an alternative to a new policy of the regional level about actively adopting of the Sharing Culture and to suggest policy direction of Talent Sharing activities as an intermediary Sharing activities. To achieve this, We derive a significant outcomes as compared mutual to the center of a volunteer manager and volunteer groups for talent sharing activities in Busan Area. As a result, several suggestion are presented as follow : First, we needed to build for systematic control of talent sharing activities around existing volunteer management institution. Second, Supply and Demand control system is needed to build for talent sharing activities at the local government dimension. Third, To reflect the trend of the people watching the activity with some degree of talent, expertise as a talent sharing activity, Talent sharing volunteers are needed for specialized capability verification. Finally, Sharing activities are needed to settle major policy for the systematic management of talent sharing activity and to expanded budget support of local government at the local government dimension.

Study of a Improvement Plans about Efficient Operation of Korean Volunteer Fire Departments (우리나라 의용소방대의 효율적인 운영에 관한 개선방안 연구)

  • Kim, Hyeong-Do;Lee, Si-Young
    • Fire Science and Engineering
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    • v.31 no.5
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    • pp.95-106
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    • 2017
  • This study sought for an improvement plan of overall fire-fighting activities and all kinds of support activities of service for public welfare of Korean Volunteer Fire Departments by utilizing the internal fire administration data and statistical yearbooks of the (Old)Ministry of Public Safety and Security (MPSS), the statistics of the (Old) National Emergency Management(NEMA), and the data of the National Statistical Office (NSO) of 5 years from 2012 to 2016 and drawing the practical problems through the statistical analysis. The results of the study are as follows: First, the quota management system of Volunteer Fire Departments that considers the characteristics of rural areas should be supplemented. Second, the culture and training system to solve internal conflict factors of Volunteer Fire Departments should be strengthened. Third, management members readership competency of operating organizations including volunteer fire marshals should be strengthened. Fourth, the education and training system of Volunteer Fire Departments to satisfy regional conditions should be established. Fifth, the reward system for Volunteer Fire Departments' activities of large disaster sites should be improved. The result of the study will be expected to be utilized as the basic data to develop Korean Volunteer Fire Departments in the future.

A Study on the Utilization of the Volunteer Service in a Rural Community (지역 사회 자원 봉사 실태 연구-강원지역-)

  • Kim, Sung-Sil
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.11 no.2
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    • pp.373-388
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    • 2000
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the activities of woman volunteers. The sample consisted of 626 woman volunteers working in 18 districts in Kangwon province. The questionnaires consists of three parts: The first part of the questionnaire addresses demographic information. The second part of the questionnaire asks the feelings of subjects concerning volunteer activities (15 items). The third part of the questionnaire was to explore their perspectives of volunteer activities. An SAS was used for frequency. F-test, and a Pearson Correlation. The results of this study were as follows: 1. Most of the subjects were in their 40's(37.7%) and 10.7% were under age 20. About two thirds(69.8%) were housewives, the Buddhists were the highest religious groups (34.9%). Most of the subjects(36.7%) worked at Red-Cross. 2. Most of the subjects(56.8%) have nuclear families. 3. The subjects worked most frequently was at the Social Welfare Center, followed by homes, and welfare centers. 4. The most frequently used direct service was conversation(38.2%) followed by assistance with the eating process. 5. About thirty-nine percent of the subjects had less than one year of experience, and the majority of subjects had volunteer service once per week. 6. There was a significant relationship among age, number of family, duration of volunteer service, and experience. Integrated service will be needed to connect home health nursing with welfare service.

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A Study on the Actual Condition of Volunteering Activities in Regards to Age-Integrated Leisure (연령통합적 여가 측면에서 본 자원봉사활동의 연령별 실태 분석)

  • Kim, Hyo-Sun;Yoon, So-Young
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.15 no.2
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    • pp.85-101
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    • 2011
  • The purpose of this study is to ascertain the actual conditions of volunteering activities in respect to age-integrated leisure. This study is based on the 2010 Korea Leisure Life Survey. The participants in this study were 3015 people who reside in Korean cities, except for Jeju-do. Questionnaires from the 2010 Korea Leisure Life Survey were used for the final analysis. Data were analyzed through a descriptive analysis, Chi-Square test and ANOVA by SPSS WIN 17.0. The findings indicated that 18% of the participants participated in volunteer activities as leisure in the last one year. The major findings were as follows. First, demographic characteristics such as age, academic career, income, and marital status had a positive correlation with the degree of volunteer participation. Second, there were differences in duration and field of activities according to age. Third, though most of the non-volunteer reasons were 'lack of resources', there were different reasons based on age. In detail, the reason for 10-50 year-olds (economically active population) was 'lack of time', but the more than 60 year-olds was 'health concern'. Consequently, this access to the life cycle study shows the need to improve life satisfaction.

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Study in Development and Satisfaction of the Family Volunteer Activity Program: Focused on "Sharing Love and Joy with Growing Sprouts" Program and the Participants (가족자원봉사 프로그램개발과 만족도에 관한 연구: "새싹으로 나누는 사랑, 함께하는 기쁨" 프로그램과 참여자를 중심으로)

  • Kim, Hye-Ryoung;Jung, Min-Ja
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.49 no.2
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    • pp.51-62
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    • 2011
  • The purpose of this study was to develop field programs to activate family volunteering and thereby promote healthy family life. The programs were based on a review of family ecological theories of family volunteering activities. A focus group interview was conducted about satisfaction of the program with five volunteers who were experiencing the same family life cycle. The results of study showed that growing sprouts, which are environmentally friendly activities in family, and family volunteer activities lead to family leisure, table, community sharing cultures and cooperation culture between the family and the community. These effects can ultimately contribute to the creation of a healthy family culture.